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Extortion (1938)

 |  Mystery  |  9 May 1938 (USA)
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In this B potboiler, a college professor finds himself suspected of a murder on his school's campus.



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Cast overview:
Scott Kolk ...
Larry Campbell (as Scott Colton)
Mary Russell ...
Betty Tisdelle
Thurston Hall ...
Professor Tisdelle
Arthur Loft ...
Inspector Nat Corrigan
Gene Morgan ...
Frank C. Wilson ...
Craig Banning
Margie Blake
J. Farrell MacDonald ...
Coach Pearson
George Offerman Jr. ...
Soupy Pettie
Nick Lukats ...
Roy Jennings
Roland Got ...
Kong Lee
Jeffrey Thompson (as Albert Van Dekker)
Ruth Hilliard ...


In this B potboiler, a college professor finds himself suspected of a murder on his school's campus.

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Release Date:

9 May 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Extorsión  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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I got it only because it was directed by the B director Lambert Hillyer. A little film from Columbia pictures, pleasant but also a bit boring for some one like me. Talkative, it remains a mystery film, as thousands of them in the thirties and forties. Always on the same scheme. I endure this kind of stuff, but can make it. No one asks me to do so. And I know in advance what I will have to deal with. So, I won't argue further.

But, again, I repeat, nothing very unusual here.

Missing such a feature is like playing football without your accordion.

Lamber Hillyer is one of the most prolific directors of B pictures in the 30's and 40's.

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